Seventh Bergamo Open Rhinoplasty Course

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, the attendees should be able to

  1. Fully understand nasal anatomy, including new anatomical concepts related to nasal function and rhinoplasty technique
  2. Correctly analyze common and less common rhinoplasty issues preoperatively
  3. Formulate an adequate pre-surgical plan, so as to achieve consistent and predictable results
  4. Depending on their previous level of experience, appropriately perform the basic steps of open rhinoplasty, as well as a wide variety of current techniques and modifications of varying complexity
  5. Select reproducible, predictable and appropriate algorithms for specific problems in rhinoplasty
  6. Understand current issues in tip and dorsum surgery and master recent related techniques to improve results, including new specific osteotomy/osteoplasty concepts
  7. Understand the indications, concepts and practice of “Preservation Rhinoplasty” under the open approach, including its advantages and complications
  8. Understand the value of new instrumentation in rhinoplasty, including power tools and piezo
  9. Understand, recognize and treat functional issues in rhinoplasty
  10. Understand, prevent, recognize and correct complications
  11. Understand current techniques of varying complexity in secondary rhinoplasty, including use of fascia and rib grafting
  12. Understand and apply the correct indications and practice of medical rhinoplasty 

Who should attend

Surgeons of different specialties (Plastic, ENT, Maxillofacial) who wish to enhance their skills in rhinoplasty at all levels of experience. Both beginners and proficient rhinoplasty surgeons will draw benefit from the customizable program and the different educational tracks.  Advanced masterclasses are best reserved to proficient rhinoplasty surgeons. After attending the meeting, the attendee should have the tools to achieve the best possible result when performing an open primary or secondary rhinoseptoplasty.